February 25 - March 1, 2019


"Concentration Dependent Oligomerization of Xenopus Arr1 is limited to Dimers"

Cassandra Barnes
Graduate Assistant, Calvert Lab
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Postdoc/Graduate Student Seminar
Monday, February 25 @ 12 pm, 2231 WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-8707 | Open to the public


"A Systems Immunology Approach to study Antigen-Specific T cells in Viral Infection and Cancer"

Fabio Luciani, PhD
Associate Professor, NHMRC Career Development Fellow, Viral Immunology Systems Program (VISP), Kirby Institute
School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Microbiology & Immunology Joint Seminar (given with seminar below)
Tuesday, February 26 @ 9 - 11 am, 1143 NAB
Questions? Call: 315-464-7675


"Mapping the landscape of cellular immunity: advances and applications in single-cell RNA sequencing"

Adam Waickman, PhD
Research Associate, Department of Virology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD
Formerly at the National Cancer Institute and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Microbiology & Immunology Joint Seminar (given with seminar above)
Tuesday, February 26 @ 9 - 11 am, 1143 NAB
Questions? Call: 315-464-7675


"Calcium/Calmodulin Regulation of Connexin43 Gap Junction Channels"

Siyu Wei
Graduate Assistant, Dr. Richard Veenstra's Lab
Pharmacology Thesis Defense Seminar
Tuesday, February 26 @ 11 am, 3105 WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-7949


"The Dynamic Synapse: a Nanoscale view"

Dario Maschi, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University School of Medicine
Neuroscience & Physiology Faculty Candidate Seminar
Wednesday, February 27 @ 12 - 1 pm, 4709 NRB
Questions? Call: 315-464-7752


"Control of polarized growth is at the dynamic intersection of calcium and the cytoskeleton"

Magdalena Bezanilla, PhD
Professor of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College
Cell & Developmental Biology Visiting Professor Seminar
Hosted by Dr. David Pruyne
Wednesday, February 27 @ 1:15 pm, 103 WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-5120 | Open to the public


"Mindfulness & Compassion in Clinical Practice "

Nayla Khoury, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds
Thursday, February 28 @ 12:30 - 2 pm, 2nd Floor, 713 Harrison Street, PBS Building
Questions? Call: 315-464-3120 | Open to the public


"Therapeutic Biomaterials: Strategy to Control Sterile Inflammation"

Kam W. Leong, PhD
Samuel Y. Sheng Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering Columbia University Medical Center
Editor-in-Chief of Biomaterials
2019 Stevenson Biomaterials Lecture and Research Poster Session
Friday, March 1 @ 1 pm, Life Sciences Complex Atrium, SU
Questions? Email: KPLow@syr.edu 


"Upstate Cancer Center Biorepository: a dedicated biobank for scientists that need human specimens for research"

Dawn Post, PhD
Biorepository Coordinator
Upstate Cancer Center Seminar
Friday, March 1 @ 3 - 4 pm, 2231 WH
Questions? Or to RSVP: PostD@upstate.edu

Unless otherwise indicated, the seminars and meetings listed above are closed to the public; only employees of Upstate Medical University, or other SUNY employees, may attend. For question or to submit a seminar for a future This Week in Research please email Ellen Furnari at: FurnariE@upstate.edu.